On This Day

Famous People Born in April 1844

  • Apr 6 Joseph Ludwig, composer
  • Apr 16 Anatole France [Jacques Anatole Thibault], French writer (Tha├»s, Wickerwork Woman, Nobel 1921), born in Paris (d. 1924)
  • Apr 21 Ted Barratt, English cricket spin bowler (10-43 in tour match vs Australia 1878), born in Stockton-on-Tees, England (d. 1891)
  • Apr 22 Lewis Powell, American Confederate soldier who was part of the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln and who attempted to kill Secretary of State William H. Seward, born in Randolph, Alabama (d. 1865)